News Details

FRIC in F1 is now officially banned by FIA

Mercedes W05 front suspension FRIC (front and rear interconnected suspension) has now been officially banned by Formula 1′s governing body. A controversy about the suspension system came to a head before Hockenheim, when the FIA flagged the potential illegality of the technology. In the end, every team using FRIC agreed to remove the systems voluntarily in Germany and also Hungary. Now, Auto Motor und Sport reports that FRIC has been officially banned, effective immediately ahead of the weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. The decision follows a meeting between team technical bosses and the FIA's Charlie Whiting.
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

FIA bans ‘Fric’ officially

FIA bans ‘Fric' officiallyPosted On 21 Aug 2014By :...
2y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Lotus 'still hurting' without FRIC

Getty Images Enlarge Lotus says it is still struggling to adapt to the...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Lotus still hurting from loss of FRIC - Chester

The ban on front and rear inter-connected suspension systems certainly...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Q&A with Lotus' Gastaldi and Chester

Lotus Deputy Team Principal and Technical Director talk Spa, updates,...
2y ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Honda rumoured to be experimenting with big...

While most of the MotoGP paddock headed home to take a few days’...

Lorenzo could be in trouble - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow believes that Jorge Lorenzo is showing signs of being...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

Crutchlow: Ducati needs Marquez, not Lorenzo, to be...

Former Ducati factory rider Cal Crutchlow says the Italian marque should...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Analysis: Why Honda's rise should make Yamaha worried

With Marc Marquez now on the brink of a third MotoGP title, Yamaha must...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Michael Andretti extends deal with Bryan Herta

Andretti Autosport has announced it will continue its partnership with...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Bryan Herta/Andretti renew partnership

– Bryan Herta Autosport and Andretti Autosport have confirmed that...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

INDYCAR: Andretti, BHA extend partnership

Andretti Autosport will extend its partnership with Bryan Herta Autosport...
6h ago from Racer.com

De Silvestro: Single-seat sponsor search...

Simona de Silvestro says the lure of a three-year deal is what led to her...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier dominant in Corsica

Sebastien Ogier closed in on a fourth consecutive world title by setting...
7h ago from SuperSport.com

Ogier leads Meeke after first Corsica morning

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier quickly established a comfortable lead on the...
12h ago from EuroSport.com

Sublime Ogier dominates in Corsica

Advertising He won all four twisty and bumpy asphalt special stages on...
6h ago from WRC.com

Corsica WRC: Ogier takes 15-second lead after two...

Local driver Sebastien Ogier took the early lead in Rally Corsica by...
13h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger: I faced resistance as a...

Arsenal Chairman, Sir Chips Keswick, presented Arsene Wenger with a gift,...
2h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Arsenal's worst XI under Arsene Wenger: Cygan and...

EXPRESS SPORT brings you Arsenal's worst XI from the Arsene Wenger era.
2h ago from Express.co.uk

PAUL MERSON COLUMN: Arsenal have no ambition under...

GETTY TOO LONG: Wenger should have left years ago Wenger has done...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsene Wenger fits England crtieria perfectly - FA...

Arsene Wenger isn't ruling out becoming England boss, but has insisted he...
1h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Alonso boosted by McLaren improvements

Fernando Alonso was left boosted by McLaren's... Read More »
11h ago from GPUpdate.net

Practice 2 Results – 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix

Friday second free Practice Results – Formula 1... Read More »
16h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Vettel not yet impressed with 2017 F1 tyres

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian... Read More »
3h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.